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Kingdom starts cleaning contract with Sports Direct

Kingdom is delighted to have started  providing commercial cleaning services to the UK’s number 1 sports retailer Sports Direct, and to Flannels, the high end designer store that Sports Direct owns a majority stake in.

Kingdom has started providing ongoing daily commercial cleaning to these companies at three sites in Solihull, Aintree and Newcastle, and is looking forward to growing and developing their relationship with the client over the coming years.

Kingdom delivers supervisor or site-managed commercial cleaning and maintenance services to show their clients’ values in their very best light. They are committed to using the best people, technologies and products to provide a leaner, smarter and more connected organisation. Their aim is to enhance their clients’ performance and provide them with results which they can measure and control.

Kingdom adds value by taking a pro-active stance towards site cleanliness and tidiness, and advise on ways to cut costs, what tasks can be reduced, what time of day is cheaper and how to reduce electricity consumption and CO2 emissions when cleaning. They offer basic, specialist, deep and reactive cleaning to commercial clients, the leisure industry, transport contracts, shopping centres and public areas around the UK. Additional services include waste management, janitorial service, hygiene supplies, landscaping, high pressure cleaning, kitchen and ductwork cleaning, graffiti and chewing gum removal.

Sports Direct International plc was established in 1982 by Mike Ashley with just one store in Maidenhead. They now own 690 stores worldwide, with over 420 of these in the UK. They operate a further 270 stories in 19 European countries including Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Spain, Poland, Cyprus, Portugal and Iceland.

Sports Direct became the UK’s largest sports-goods retailer in 2006 when they overtook JJB Sports. Sports Direct also owns a large number of sporting and fashion brands including Donnay, Slazenger, Firetrap, Dunlop, Everlast, Kangol, Karrimor and Lonsdale, and a number of other retailers including USC, Field & Trek and Lillywhites. The group employs around 11,000 people. The majority of their stores trade under the sportsdirect.com fascia, with the Premium Lifestyle division operating around 130 stores in the UK under fascias including Flannels, Cruise, USC and Van Mildert. To find out more about Sports Direct, please visit http://www.sportsdirect.com/.

Flannels is one of the UK’s leading luxury retailers, specialising in contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women. It was founded by their managing director Neil Prosser in Knutsford, Cheshire in 1976 who introduced major UK and international designers to the North West for the very first time. Their brands include Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Moncler, Jimmy Choo, Stone Island and Kenzo. Over the last 40 years they have grown rapidly, with stores opening in leading UK cities including Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham and Cardiff. Sports Direct bought a 51% majority stake in Flannels in 2012. To find out more about Flannels, please visit http://www.flannels.com/.

To find out more about Kingdom’s commercial cleaning services, please visit http://www.kingdom.co.uk/services/commercial-cleaning/ or call us on 0845 051 7702.